Adam Kotsko is an American theologian, religious scholar, culture critic and translator, working in the field of political theology. He served as an assistant professor of humanities at Shimer College in Chicago, which was absorbed into North Central College in 2017. He is chiefly known for his interpretative work on philosophers Slavoj Žižek and Giorgio Agamben, as well as his writing on American pop culture. Some of his books include Awkwardness (2010), Why We Love Sociopaths: A Guide to Late Capitalist Television (2012), Creepiness (2015), Agamben’s Coming Philosophy (with Colby Dickinson, 2015), Neoliberalism’s Demons: On the Political Theology of Late Capital (2018) and What Is Theology? Christian Thought and Contemporary Life (2021).